Author: Greg Cavey

Benchmarking Study in Spotlight at ABRF 2014

A benchmarking study on protein sequencing, designed in part through Launch MI Lab, received some valuable industry attention last month. I had the honor of working with 6 other scientists to develop the study, which involves using mass spectrometry to

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A Heritage of Vision: Life Sciences in Michigan

Dr. Robert DeWit, president and CEO of the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center, discusses the past, present and future of life sciences in Michigan in a recent blog for Michigan Advantage. Check out his insights at this link. http://blog.michiganadvantage.org/great-companies/a-heritage-of-vision-life-sciences-in-michigan/

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Launch MI Lab – One Year On

It’s been a little over a year since we unveiled Launch MI Lab and its two-part mission: to provide professional analytical services to the life sciences industry, and to offer low-cost lab space and equipment to entrepreneurs testing their life

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A Life Science Vision Realized

Many of you may know that the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center, which Launch MI Lab calls home, turns 10 years old this year. SMIC itself was the realization of a vision by forward-thinking leaders back in the late 1990s, people

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SMIC, Launch MI Lab Proud to Play Role In Diabetes Breakthrough by Metabolic Solutions Development Co.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. [May 15, 2013]—Breakthrough research by Metabolic Solutions Development Co., including data published today on a new drug target for type 2 diabetes, underscores the key role a quality life sciences incubator can play, according to local life science

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ABRF Protein Sequencing Committee

On March 2-5, 2013 the Association of Biomedical Resource Facilities (ABRF) held its annual conference in Palm Springs, CA. ABRF is an educational organization that supports analytical laboratories conducting biomedical research throughout the world. One important aspect of their work

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Dream a new dream

To paraphrase a well — known saying, you’re never too old — or too young — to set another goal or dream a new dream. Take David Sellers. He’s a doctoral student in chemistry at Western Michigan University. A few

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Announcing Launch MI Lab

New Laboratory Brings High-Tech, Low-Cost Facility and Services to Support Next Generation of Life Science Startups Unique Launch MI Lab Provides State-of-the-Art Equipment, Bench Space, Support KALAMAZOO, MI – Approaching its 10-year anniversary, the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center (SMIC) has

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